Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Blackpool, England
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Blackpool...
Blackpool is a beach in England.
The water temperature around Blackpool changes extremely year round.
The temperature ranges from 5.2°C (41.4°F) in March up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Blackpool is located in the northern hemisphere.
Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.
What is the current water temperature at Blackpool?
The current water temperature in the month of August at Blackpool is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Blackpool. The closest decent spot is Seaton Carew, which is about 94.3km (58.8miles) away from Blackpool. Click here
to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Blackpool are Hells Mouth
, which is approximately 94.7km (58.8miles) away, and Tywyn
, located approximately 96km (59.6miles) from Blackpool.
Are there any other nice beaches in close proximity to Blackpool?
Yes, there are other nice beaches in proximity to Blackpool. The nearest one is Blackpool
, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Blackpool. Another gorgeous beach near Blackpool is Cleveleys
, which is roughly 4km (2.5miles) away.
What wetsuit is recommended for Blackpool?
The water temperature at Blackpool is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Blackpool?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Blackpool: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.